Doane, Samuel; whose post-office address is Nunda, Livingston county, was born July 19th, 1820, in that part of Nunda which is now in the town of Granger.  His father, Harris Doane, came to Allegany county when it was new and helped to cut the State road between Nunda and Granger.  He died in 1866, aged seventy-six.  Samuel Doane married Miss Elizabeth Van Antwerp, in 1841.  She died December 24th, 1849.  He married, in 1850, Miss Catharine Mosher, who died March 20th, 1854.  September 23rd, 1855, he was married the third time, to Miss Esther Warren.  He is a farmer, owning fifty-eight acres.